AGRO321 Crop ProductionUpdated: 26 September 2019
Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||AGRO211 or BOTY211 or BOTY203 or candidature in a postgraduate award in the School of Environmental and Rural Science or School of Science and Technology|
The School of Environmental and Rural Science considers all practical/laboratory/tutorial activities as essential to student learning. Attendance and participation in all practical/laboratory/tutorial classes (sessions) is mandatory - exemptions will not be granted without supporting evidence.
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Flavel (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit introduces students to the principles and processes of plant, soil and water interaction in the management of irrigated and dryland cropping and horticultural systems.
The unit involves lectures, laboratory and field activities, and covers two sections: (i) horticultural production systems including principles of orchard, vineyard, vegetable and flower management and nursery practices; and (ii) dryland and irrigated field crop production systems examining constraints to yield; integrated management of water, nutrients and weeds/pests/diseases for cereals, oilseeds, pulses, sugar and fibre crops.
On-campus students participate in a two-day tour that forms part of the practical component. Online students attend the mandatory intensive school during which they participate in laboratory activities and field excursions.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: